National Museum of the Great Lakes Offering Labor Day Free Admission to Union Members

Daily Dose  |  09/01/2020 10:00 am

WHAT: FREE admission for union members

WHEN: Monday, September 7, 2020, 10am-5pm

WHERE: National Museum of the Great Lakes - 1701 Front St., Toledo, OH 43605


Despite financial hardships due to COVID-19, the National Museum of the Great Lakes will continue their annual tradition to open doors FREE on Labor Day (Monday, September 7) to all union members and union retirees.

“The museum recognizes the importance of honoring the American labor movement and the works and contributions of laborers to the development and achievements of the United States,” says the museum’s Executive Director Chris Gillcrist.

Tickets can be reserved ahead of time online at by selecting the “Member” ticket option, however reservations are not required. Proof of union membership will be requested upon arrival.

ADMISSION: FREE: Current & Retired Union Members (with proper identification)
                      $16.00 (Museum & Boats) / $10.00 (Museum Only) – Adults (18+)
                      $14.00 (Museum & Boats) / $8.00 (Museum Only) – Youth (6-17)
                      FREE – Children 5 and under, GLHS/NMGL Members

CONTACT: FOR MORE INFORMATION contact Kate Fineske; 419.265.4967

About the National Museum of the Great Lakes: Founded in 1944, the Great Lakes Historical Society has been preserving our shared cultural history by publishing a quarterly journal Inland Seas® since 1945; by operating a maritime museum since 1952; by offering educational programs to the general public since 1956; by conducting underwater archaeological research across the Great Lakes since 2001; and by managing the Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship since 2014 and Museum Tug Ohio since 2019. The opening of the National Museum of the Great Lakes enables the Great Lakes Historical Society to continue its mission to preserve and make known the important history of the Great Lakes.